• Home Visits – Can they be hard?

    Hey everyone, I hope you are all having an amazing summer so far! I thought I would talk a little more about how I find visiting home both comforting but also a source of discomfort as this is something I quickly realised while in my first year of university.  Coming from a very family orientated […]

  • Why Did I Chose Edge Hill?

    Some of you may be aware that I moved over to Edge Hill University from Northern Ireland which is similar for a lot of people in my course and at Edge Hill in general.   So, why did I choose to move all the way over for my course in primary teaching when I could […]

  • Getting more than you asked for… 😱

    Hello!  I thought I’d share with you a little adventure I/we went on today, and why this made me feel very grateful for being at Edge Hill University. As part of the Primary Education with QTS course, you choose a major specialism e.g. English, Maths, Science or Modern Foreign Languages, then a minor e.g. any […]

  • Get Ready With Me For the Week Ahead!

    Hey everyone! I hope you are all having an amazing weekend. Some people dread the weekend coming to a close and we all have experienced the Sunday night blues when you know that you have a long week ahead of you. I still sometimes experience this but ever since starting university, I love using my […]

  • Computing at Edge Hill – Three skills to prepare you for Uni

    Computing is a broad and vast topic. It’s hard to know where to start, what to learn and when it becomes relevant. Having just finished my first year of Computing at Edge Hill I want to provide some advice on topics, languages and areas to focus on before you arrive to make your first year […]

  • What is the Primary Education course all about?

    Hey everyone, I hope you all had an amazing weekend and are ready for the week ahead! I cannot believe that it is February already. This made me realise that a lot of you may have already had your interview for Edge Hill University as I had mine around a year ago! This post will […]

  • Graduation is approaching…

    Hello and happy Saturday! For the past 2 years I have scrolled past the advertisement for the graduation ball thinking “oh that’s not going to be me any time soon…” And suddenly… it is.  I have actually bought a ticket for my graduation ball and I can’t really believe it! Edge Hill University has given […]

  • A Sense of Normality

    I know the feeling. Coming back from a break from school and university can be hard. All sense of normality seems miles away. Today’s blog is hopefully going to help you get back to normal! I hope you enjoy. Get a diary! – This has honestly changed how I organise my day. Every morning, I […]

  • Staying on course – Keeping your sights set on University

    Reminding yourself time and time again that every social event or 8 hour sleep that you miss is going to be worthwhile can be exhausting. Trust me. Keeping your eyes on the prize for months on end really can become a futile task, but there are a few ways that you can keep your sanity […]

  • Setting Goals for 2019 – Making the most at Edge Hill

    With the first semester over at university you may be thinking back over the times during when things didn’t really follow your plan. That might be that you never got the job you were looking for, or never got the grades you expected. It happens to all of us but in this blog post I […]